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Nov 25, 2013 11:00am PST
>>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> moments ago, president obama arrived at san francisco international airport on a quick west coast fundraiser trip leaving seattle this morning and will head to los angeles later today. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> we have team coverage on president obama's whirlwind trip to san francisco. first we have our reporter at sfo. >> air force one landed a short time ago at 10:38 this morning. a beautiful day here in the san francisco bay area unlike in seattle where it was foggy, dreary. the president was greeted by california senator feinstein who was looking completely different. she has a new "do," and president obama has in california certainly more than 50 times to attend different events most having been fundraisers because here is where the president gets the big bucks although because his rating has again down the organizers of one of the event in san francisco had to lower the ticket price to make sure they had a packed house. he has one, two, three events here in san francisco. all of the events are in s
Nov 14, 2013 11:00am PST
to americans who could soon lose their medical coverage under the new health care law. >> president obama held a long news conference this morning promising his administration will recover after fumbling the rollout of the selling health -- signature health care law. katie marzullo what does it mean if individuals? >> it means if you got a cancellation notice you can maybe ignore it and keep the current plan. >> i get how upset this is if a last machine after assurances they heard from me if they had a plan they liked they could keep it. >> to those members, president obama says i hear you. he says people will be allowed to keep their plans for real. >> the insurers can extend plans that otherwise would be canceled into 2014 and americans whose plans who have been canceled can reenroll. >> republicans are not buying it. >> it is clear the american people cannot trust the white house. >> the spot not giving up and says 9 affordable care act will not be repealed and wants those who got a cancellation letter to give another chance. >> if you received one of the letters i encourage you to look at
Nov 26, 2013 11:00am PST
for thanksgiving. traveling, though, is not a big issue. >> president obama is wrapping up a west coast tour at dreams works. the president arrived in los angeles last night and went to a fundraiser at beverly hills home of magic johnson where gusts paid $15,000 each for tickets and mingled with stars hike samuel l. jackson and left san francisco after make three stops including in chinatown. >> still ahead, the supreme court weighs into a fight over religion and birth control. >> story you see only on abc7, a couple who survived asiana flight 214 opens up to me about their horrific ordeal on the tarmac at fog and how they are coping now five months later. >> toys to avoid just released we on a >>> the supreme court agreed to take up another provision of obamacare, birth birth control. obamacare mandates insurance cover protective services such as birth control at no cost to the employee. a laugh is willing to provide standard contraceptives but not the morning after pills. that pill may not work for women over a certain weight. researchers found the french investigation of the drug begins t
Nov 6, 2013 11:00am PST
insurance less affordable. >> reporter: republican senator orrin hatch calls president obama's promise that people can keep their current plans simply untrue. >> on october 30th, it represents the highest level of untruthfulness. >> and president obama is on the road today promoting the federal insurance marketplace. in just a few minutes, he boards air force one headed to an event in texas. the state with the highest rate of uninsured americans. >> katie, thank you. >>> in our state, you can access the health insurance marketplace, we have the link for you on our website along with very valuable other information. just which i cclick on-scene on. >>> there is a hear to go look into delays in unemployment benefit caused by a glitch in a computer system upgrade 37 the insurance committee will examine why the upgrade project thousands without their benefit checks. they also want to know how software issues massive cost overruns impact the state budget. >>> just ahead, the male health risk now found after men take testosterone supplements. >>> and senior class pride at one high school goe
Nov 15, 2013 11:00am PST
to take you back to capitol hill now. it is the house's move after president obama had his say on reversing millions of insurance cancelations issued under the new health care program. house republicans are expected to push through a bill today to permit companies to continue to sell the plans. the president apologized again yesterday for the problems with the health care rollout. now senate democrats are working hard to come up with their own legislative fix. >>> three programmers have created an online tool right here in san francisco to help with the troubled health care website. abc 7 is live in the newsroom to explain how it works. >> reporter: it doesn't get much more straightforward. it's called help sherpa. and like the namesake, it helps people navigate except on line instead of mt. everest. it started with need as independent contractors have three young men, two in san francisco, one in seattle, were looking to sign up for health care. like millions of others, they found it to be difficult to say the least. they looked into the problem and realized all the data was o
Nov 11, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> president obama is spending veteran's day's honoring those who made sacrifices for the nation. the president visited arlington national cemetery in virginia for a wreath laying ceremony at the tomb the unknown. he paid tribute to the men and women who served in the military including one of the country's oldest veterans, 107-year-old richard fullerton. >> he was there at harl harbor when the battle shakes of smoldering, he was at okinawa and at iwo jima. he said veteran's day was a time to honor a debt we can never repay. he said in afghanistan by this time next year, the transition to afghan-led security will be nearly complete. the district of columbia is honoring the tuskegee airmen, the first african-american military pilots in the armed forces. they fought bravely in would would and two of the original airmen will receive the congressional medal of honor. >> as we honor our veterans, brings are stepping up with specials all day for free. a lot of businesses are offering food and beverages and other services the starbucks, krispy kreme, california pizza, olive garden, dennys, to make a f
Nov 13, 2013 11:00am PST
president obama needs to act. house republicans have. they are proposing legislation that restores the ability for thevilles to keep their plan. the website is struggling to handle heavy user traffic. the list is not getting shorter of things to fix with a real possibility the website will not be functional fully for a vat majority of users by december 1. this woman was the face of the website when first launched but her photo was taken down. she spoke out with abc in an interview. she asked we not use her last name is from colombia and not a citizen. she believes the photo would be a stock photo to promote it and did not anticipate the publicity . >> soon the white house will release the health care enrollment numbers with officials setting low expectations. >> katie, thank you very much. san jose police are investigating 40 the homicide after a disturbance last night after 6:00. there was an unresponsive man west of interstate 680. he was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. no one has been arrested. a sheriff deputy accused of bank robbery could learn if he will stand tria
Nov 20, 2013 11:00am PST
the settings although apple had it on default. president obama awarded a dozen honorees of the presidential medal of freedom including former president clinton, the highest civilian award, 50 years after the death of awards founder, president john f. kennedy. 15 other americans received the honor including oprah, loretta lynn, women's rights >> it is windy. mike? >> i would like to get a premium for the umbrella right now were watching a lot of people getting wet because they do not have an umbrella. hopefully you toughed yours off and made sure your wipers were working properly because it has not rained. now we get the last push of moderate to we what rain and the possibility of a teach thunder is out there. live doppler 7 hd shows it is raining in san francisco and you can see it by me. we will look up north and you can see novato all the way down to the marin headlands we have moderate rain and probably not heavy rain like the red would usually indicate but it is moderate and you can see the heavy rain is crossing the bay bridge and headed to emeryville and oakland that will crawl across
Nov 21, 2013 11:00am PST
not get help on the obamacare website but it was a breeze for his dog. this is he and his 14-year-old who says his insurance policy was canceled because of the new observe rules and he went to the colorado health exchange to find a new plan. he set up the plan over the phone and somehow his dog's name was entered rather than his own. he says he used the doc's name for a security question which may have been what led to the confusion. >> it was some kind of code or something so i gave them my dog's name and they must have put in the wrong slot. >> he called back and had the situation fixed. >> all right...we have an update on a san jose man about to get surgery to save his sight thanks to the power of social media. he met with his fiance and two of the five children. today, william is getting an $18,000 surgery to correct the vision. his future mother-in-law messaged me he needed the surgery and the fundraising was not going out so i sent out a tweet and a few days later i learned an anonymous donor step up to pay for the entire surgery and the doctor surprised william with the good news b
Nov 27, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> this morning, president obama formally pardoned popcorn a 38-pound turkey at the white house. runner-up was caramel and escaped a future of stuffing and cranberries. they will be on display at mount veteran on through january 6. >> good work, mike. >> still ahead, unusual musical trio. ♪ we got a hold on you >> the print was walter likes to download fix-it videos... and watch "boardwalk empire." it helps sam with math... [ beeping ] ...and online gaming. and suze loves her smartphone for "social" studies... hi, sara. [ male announcer ] call to get the fastest internet for the price -- $14.95 a month for 12 months with a 1-year price guarantee. on our newly expanded advanced digital network, get more connectivity, reliability and speed options -- now up to 45 megs. we have our own private wi-fi hot spot -- right here. getting connected is no problem -- even all at the same time. it's fast. it's reliable. and it's affordable. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse high speed internet for $14.95 a month for 12 months with a 1-year price guarantee. with a wireless gateway, connect all
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